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Feb 11 2018

India ties get fresh boost as Modi arrives in Abu Dhabi

He was earlier conferred The Grand Collar of the State of Palestine, the highest order given to foreign dignitaries. New Delhi voted in the UN General Assembly in Decembe...

Feb 10 2018

Flu season in "second wave"

Pediatric flu deaths also continue to rise, with 63 children now dead from the flu so far this season. Inoculations typically lead to less severe symptoms in those who ...

Feb 10 2018

GBI investigating police shooting in Henry County

An officer-involved shooting has been reported in Henry County, multiple local news outlets have confirmed with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Francis Court in Lo...

Feb 10 2018

Twin bomb blasts strike mosque in Libya's Benghazi; one dead, 129 wounded

He also said that the two bombs were planted in separate rooms at the site of the mosque. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack. The blasts follow ...

Feb 10 2018

Chicago gearing up for more rounds of snow

The snowfall caused dozens of crashes on icy Chicago expressways as residents of the third-biggest USA city struggled to get to work and to dig out from a storm system st...

Feb 09 2018

Final two Isis 'Beatles' captured by Syrian Kurdish fighters

They were the last two members of the evil gang still at large. Among them: American journalists James Foley and Steven Sotloff , and American aid worker Peter Kassig....

Feb 09 2018

FBI Finds No Evidence of Attack in Death of Border Agent

Immediately following the incident, President Donald Trump cited the agent's death while renewing his call for a border wall with Mexico. Then late Wednesday, Emmer...

Feb 09 2018

Bangladesh court sends former leader Khaleda Zia to prison

She was convicted of embezzling up to $250,000 from a trust fund dedicated to an orphanage during her tenure as prime minister from 2001-2006. Khaleda's son Tarique R...

Feb 09 2018

Met Office weather warning: London set for icy weather as temperature drops

The alert, which covers Shropshire and Mid Wales as well as much of the north of England and Scotland , is valid from just after midnight until midday on Friday. Trave...

Feb 09 2018

Iran ready to help Turkey with its concerns in Syria

Presidents of Turkey , Iran and Russia , Recep Tayyip Erdogan , Hassan Rouhani and Vladimir Putin will hold a meeting in Istanbul, Turkish media reported February 8....

Feb 09 2018

Taiwan quake: Death toll rises, 7 left missing

Hualien is one of Taiwan's most popular tourist hubs as it lies on the picturesque east coast rail line and near the popular Taroko Gorge. Rescuers said five other mainla...

Feb 08 2018

Donald Trump orders giant military parade for himself

Such shows of force are rare in the United States. Trump talked about watching France's Bastille Day military parade when he visited Paris in July. Delegate Eleanor...

Feb 08 2018

Air Strikes Kill 31, Including Children, in Syria

SANA labeled it an "aggression" and a "new massacre". "However, this desire [of the U.S.] will not be fulfilled". Heavy strikes killed dozens of civilians . "We implo...

Feb 08 2018

USA military kills 100 Syrian soldiers after 'unprovoked attack'

Nevertheless, the official said the USA is looking into whether Russian-affiliated forces may have been involved. No US service personnel were injured or killed but one...

Feb 07 2018

Hotel collapses after 6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Taiwan

The quakes continue to jolt the area near Hualien County through early Wednesday morning. It occurred at a depth of about 6 miles. Jeff Lin with the Hualien Police Depart...

Feb 07 2018

Snow lovers can look forward to more snow this week

Tuesday , Feb. 6. Then, before hitting the ground, falls through a layer of below freezing air where it refreezes and forms the ice pellets ( sleet ). "We're in a situati...

Feb 07 2018

Trump Awaits a 'Magical Moment' to Ban Nuclear Weapons

Washington also "arbitrarily converted" some underground missile launch sites into training facilities, which wasn't spelled out in the treaty, the ministry said. It als...

Feb 07 2018

Viral video suspect accused of sexually assaulting 3 children in MI

Moore was wanted on 11 felony charges in Alabama and Detroit. Authorities said the child seen in the video has been found and is safe. The video in question, being ci...

Feb 07 2018

Taliban bomber kills 11 soldiers in Pakistan's Swat Valley

The death toll may further increase as several injured were in a critical condition, health officials said. The suicide bomber reportedly blew himself up in a ground wher...

Feb 07 2018

Judge Denies Assange's Request To Drop UK Arrest Warrant

Assange's defenders call him a freedom fighter who's being persecuted for telling the truth. If the court rules in Assange's favour, 46-year-old will be able to walk...